Accounts Payable Assistant

Accounts Payable Assistant (London)

Job Purpose

Underbelly seeks an enthusiastic Accounts Payable Assistant to work with our Finance team across our portfolio of festivals, events and live productions.

This role is a great opportunity for a first step into a career in finance or in the wider events industry. Timely and accurate processing of supplier invoices is essential to enable the company to manage our cash flow and profit forecasts.


Main Duties
The main duties of this role include:

• Process supplier invoices into Quickbooks accurately, and in a timely fashion
• Ensure supplier invoices are approved by relevant budget holders
• Prepare daily payment proposals and enter payments into the online banking system
• Manage company credit cards – ensure cardholders provide receipts and coding on time, and post credit card statements into Quickbooks
• Manage the mailbox, ensuring all queries are dealt with
• Manage incoming telephone queries from suppliers and open the post daily
• Upload daily bank transactions into Quickbooks and match them to relevant invoices
• Reconcile key bank accounts weekly, and all bank accounts on a monthly basis
• Support other members of the finance team on an ad hoc basis

Skills, Experience, and Person Specification

• High level of attention to detail and strong organisation skills
• A degree in any subject or strong A-levels including maths or accounting
• Knowledge of Quickbooks online or similar finance system
• Intermediate Excel skills
• Confident conversation skills, able to deal with many suppliers and colleagues who need to provide you with information
• An interest in live performance would be an advantage

Full time contract
Salary: £25,000
Based: London Office
Applications close 11pm, 17th October

About Underbelly

Underbelly is a UK based live entertainment company. Its festivals and events division produces a number of events annually, including Underbelly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square, London Wonderground Earls Court, Udderbelly Festival Hong Kong, Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council, Christmas in Leicester Square, and West End Live in Trafalgar Square on behalf of the Society of London Theatre and Westminster City Council.

Underbelly is committed to sustainability across its everyday operations. We are also an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications for all sectors of the community.

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